Bio-metric Attendance System Being Introduced : Health Minister

Bio-metric attendance system being introduced : Health Minister

Sindh Minister for Health and Population Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho has said that bio-metric system of attendance is being introduced to ensure the attendance in health department and the employees had been given September 15 as the last date for the purpose.

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Sep, 2018 ) :Sindh Minister for Health and Population Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho has said that bio-metric system of attendance is being introduced to ensure the attendance in health department and the employees had been given September 15 as the last date for the purpose.

She said this while addressing a press conference here in her office on Wednesday, said a statement.

She said that the health department is a difficult department and it faces multiple challenges, however, to meet the challenges thy have a panel of experts to restructuring, reshaping and for road map in the department.

She said, "We are working on a software to monitor and to keep a vigilant check on the performance of lady health workers/ supervisors and other medical staff while measures are being taken to make EPI program more effective.

" They will be provided smartphones in order to check their performance, she added.

She said that the posts of medical superintendents, DHOs and others would be filled after proper tests, adding that she assured that she would maintain transparency in the department.

She was of the opinion that the MOUs through Public Private Partnerships would be reviewed as their period ends.

She further said that the people of Sindh are enlightened and they know that there should be certain gap in births and in this way they can overcome population.

Replying to a query, she said that in next fiscal year the vertical programs might be regularized.

She said that recently she had visited many government hospitalsbut she was not satisfied with their performance.

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